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Career Guidance for Teens
Career Guidance for Teens
Recent studies show that most teens hope to be happy in their future careers. This article describes advice and support parents can give to their teens as they discuss…...
Devising a Homework Timetable
Devising a Homework Timetable
Help and ideas to help parents and children create a homework timetable....
Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?
Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?
This article discusses whether or not boys and girls learn differently and examines how attitudes have changed in the last two decades...
Dyslexia in Children
Dyslexia in Children
A look at the signs that may indicate that a child or adult is dyslexic, divided by age group. Encourages parents to seek a professional diagnosis....
Exchange Student Opportunities
Exchange Student Opportunities
There are huge benefits for children and families in taking part in student exchange schemes. Discover the lowdown and why it's a great idea to take part....
Helping Children With Homework
Helping Children With Homework
Advice and information for parents who are keen to help their children with homework....
Helping Your Child do Well in School
Helping Your Child do Well in School
Many parents are unsure of what they can do to help their child succeed at school. This article offers advice to help parents encourage literacy and numeracy, as well…...
Helping Your Child to Adjust to Their New School
Helping Your Child to Adjust to Their New School
Starting at a new school can be difficult but with good parental guidance the experience can be much more pleasant for everyone...
Home Schooling
Home Schooling
A look at home schooling -- the pros and cons. Offers an unbiased look at the choice to home school children....
How Much Homework Should Children Be Getting?
How Much Homework Should Children Be Getting?
A look at the average amount of homework school children of different ages typically bring home from school....
Improving Parent and Teacher Communication
Improving Parent and Teacher Communication
Ideas for developing an ongoing relationship between teachers and parents. Offers tips for establishing and maintaining good communication....
Kids and School Bags: What Are Healthy Back Options?
Kids and School Bags: What Are Healthy Back Options?
A look at the potential health risks associated with carrying heavy school bags and healthier bag options for kids....
Learning a Second Language
Learning a Second Language
Ideas for teaching a second language to children including recommendations on age and method....
Music Lessons
Music Lessons
A look at music lessons for children including tips on teaching methods, proper age for beginners, appropriate instruments, and parental guidance....
Preparing for College
Preparing for College
Preparing for college can be a bittersweet time for students and parents. This article describes many of the tasks that will need to be completed during college…...
Stimulating Your Baby's Intellect
Stimulating Your Baby's Intellect
Stimulating your baby's intellect is a challenge all parents face, so follow these tips for easy activities that will nurture your baby's development....
The Walking Bus
The Walking Bus
The Walking Bus is a safe, fun and healthy way for children to commute to and from school. If a Walking Bus does not exist in your area, consider creating one yourself....
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